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Fukushima radiation detected on Oregon shores

Fukushima radiation detected on Oregon shores | Nuclear Physics | Scoop.it
Seaborne radiation from Japan's Fukushima nuclear disaster has been detected on Oregon shores
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'Diamond-age' of power generation as nuclear batteries developed

'Diamond-age' of power generation as nuclear batteries developed | Nuclear Physics | Scoop.it
New technology has been developed that uses nuclear waste to generate electricity in a nuclear-powered battery. A team of physicists and chemists from the University of Bristol have grown a man-made diamond that, when place
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Collective 2+1 excitations in 206Po and 208,210Rn

Collective 2+1 excitations in 206Po and 208,210Rn | Nuclear Physics | Scoop.it
In the present study, $B(E2; 2^{+}_{1}\rightarrow 0^{+}_{1})$B(E2;21+→01+) values have been measured in the 208,210Rn and 206Po nuclei through Coulomb excitation of re-accelerated radioactive beams in
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The Women of The Atomic Age

The Women of The Atomic Age | Nuclear Physics | Scoop.it
When Marie Curie discovered radioactivity, she kick-started the field of atomic physics and inspired two other female physicists whose work gave rise to
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The biogeochemical iron cycle and astrobiology

The biogeochemical iron cycle and astrobiology | Nuclear Physics | Scoop.it
Biogeochemistry investigates chemical cycles which influence or are influenced by biological activity. Astrobiology studies the origin, evolution and distribution of life in the universe. The biogeoch
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Names for four new elements get seal of approval

Names for four new elements get seal of approval | Nuclear Physics | Scoop.it
The International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry has approved the proposed names for the four elements added to the periodic table in December 2015.
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At the Heart of Nuclear Matter with SPIRAL2

At the Heart of Nuclear Matter with SPIRAL2 | Nuclear Physics | Scoop.it
A new heavy-ion accelerator was inaugurated this month at the GANIL facility in Caen (northwestern France). The first phase in the SPIRAL2 project, this new instrument will enable scientists to delve further into the mysteries of the atom and even create new elements.
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Atom smasher now part of miniature railroad display

Atom smasher now part of miniature railroad display | Nuclear Physics | Scoop.it
PITTSBURGH (AP) — You can topple a Pittsburgh structure, but you sure can't topple Pittsburghers' fond memories of it.
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Instruments Scope Endorsed by SAC, with Concern for Upgrade Follow-Through Emphasised

Instruments Scope Endorsed by SAC, with Concern for Upgrade Follow-Through Emphasised | Nuclear Physics | Scoop.it
COPENHAGEN—At the February IKON meeting in Düsseldorf, Andreas Schreyer, the newly arrived Science Director for the European Spallation Source (ESS), set out the goals for the coming year: align the scope and budget for all 16 instruments in the construction budget; realign the entire Neutron Scattering Systems (NSS) budget; and develop a realistic schedule for
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2017 IBA-Europhysics Prize - call for Nominations @EPS

2017 IBA-Europhysics Prize - call for Nominations @EPS | Nuclear Physics | Scoop.it
2017 IBA-Europhysics Prize for Applied Nuclear Science and Nuclear Methods in Medicine Call for Nominations
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RBS as a new primary direct reference method for measuring quantity of material

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HIE-ISOLDE, the project and the physics opportunities

HIE-ISOLDE, the project and the physics opportunities | Nuclear Physics | Scoop.it
The ISOLDE facility at CERN offers the largest selection of ISOL beams today. The overall aim of the HIE-ISOLDE project is to enlarge the physics domains achievable with these beams, in particular by
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The ends of elements

The ends of elements | Nuclear Physics | Scoop.it
When elements 117 and 118 are finally named, should these new members of the halogen and noble gas families receive names ending in -ium as IUPAC has suggested? Brett F. Thornton and Shawn C. Burdette look at the history of element suffixes and make the case for not following this recommendation.
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Towards measuring the ground state hyperfine splitting of antihydrogen – a progress report

Towards measuring the ground state hyperfine splitting of antihydrogen – a progress report | Nuclear Physics | Scoop.it
We report the successful commissioning and testing of a dedicated field-ioniser chamber for measuring principal quantum number distributions in antihydrogen as part of the ASACUSA hyperfine spectrosco
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Cosmic ray muon computed tomography of spent nuclear fuel in dry storage casks

Cosmic ray muon computed tomography of spent nuclear fuel in dry storage casks | Nuclear Physics | Scoop.it
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Research planned for unique spinning nuclei nets prize

Research planned for unique spinning nuclei nets prize | Nuclear Physics | Scoop.it
Credit: DOE's Jefferson Lab
Elena Long is all spun up over the new target she's planning for research at the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility. Now, she's gotten others s..
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50 years ago, nuclear blasting for gas boomed. Today it’s a bust.

50 years ago, nuclear blasting for gas boomed. Today it’s a bust. | Nuclear Physics | Scoop.it
50 years ago, scientists made plans to use nuclear explosions to extract natural gas from underground. In one such experiment, the gas was released but turned out to be radioactive.
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Evidence from stable isotopes and 10Be for solar system formation triggered by a low-mass supernova

Evidence from stable isotopes and 10Be for solar system formation triggered by a low-mass supernova | Nuclear Physics | Scoop.it
One hypothesis for solar system formation is gas compression by a nearby supernova, whose traces should be found in isotopic anomalies.
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EPS topical review, Nuclear Physics for Cultural Heritage

EPS topical review, Nuclear Physics for Cultural Heritage | Nuclear Physics | Scoop.it

Nuclear Physics for Cultural Heritage

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